Tag archive for ‘Cubase’
By MusicTech.net On Friday, May 1st, 2015

Songwriting Tutorial: Part Six – Harmony and Chords

To get the best out of your compositions, it’s essential to get your head around harmonies. Andy Price delves into chords, keys and structure, and explains the bedrock of songwriting… Harmony is something More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, March 16th, 2015

Songwriting Tutorial: Part Five – Dynamics and Tension

If the fruits of your songwriting just aren’t exciting enough then don’t worry: in our latest songwriting tutorial we explain the most effective methods to make your music pack a punch. Andy Price raises the More...

By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Steinberg Cubase Pro 8 Review

Cubase was always a great DAW but now it’s officially gone Pro. Hollin Jones finds out what all the fuss is about… Details Price £448 Distributor Steinberg Contact via website Web www.steinberg.net System More...

By MusicTech.net On Friday, January 30th, 2015

Songwriting Tutorial: Part Four – Rhythmic Considerations

The basics have been covered, but there’s another crucial ingredient to bear in mind before starting to properly craft your song. Andy Price explores the rhythmic elements of composition… In previous installments More...

By MusicTech.net On Tuesday, January 6th, 2015

Songwriting Tutorial: Part Three – The Art of Melody

You can use top-of-the-range recording gear, the flashiest instruments and the tightest bunch of musicians you can muster, but if your top-line melody isn’t up to par then your song is going nowhere. Andy Price More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, November 20th, 2014

Songwriting Tutorial: Part Two – Understanding Keys

Before we begin composing we need to understand the importance of keys and how a working knowledge of them can help us devise creative ideas. Andy Price explains… In this instalment of our new songwriting More...

By MusicTech.net On Monday, October 27th, 2014

Songwriting Tutorial: Part One – Introduction to Song Forms

All the tech knowledge and gear in the world won’t compensate for a lack of songwriting know-how, so Andy Price is here to bring your compositional skills up to scratch in the first part of a new series… Welcome More...

By MusicTech.net On Thursday, September 25th, 2014

Cubase Tutorial: Become a Power User Part 13 – Mixing Down and Uploading

In an additional part of the Cubase Power User series, Tim Hallas looks at how to get your tunes out of Cubase and release them into the musical wilds… So, after a year of tutorials we have reached the point More...

By MusicTech.net On Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

Cubase Tutorial: Become a Power User 12 – Mastering in Cubase

We reach the mastering stage of our Power User series so it’s time to guide you through the final fence to pro-sound glory! Tim Hallas is the Cubase master… Mastering is a fine art and one that can make More...